For some reason, the “Waiting to Exhale” author decided to share these thoughts with her Twitter followers this morning:

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Needless to say, despite deleting the tweets, Ms. McMillan found herself in the hot seat:

https://twitter.com/darling_bekki/status/349922111730618368

She’s trying, at any rate:

https://twitter.com/MsTerryMcMillan/status/349915135189585920

Hey, some of her best friends are Mexican!

https://twitter.com/MsTerryMcMillan/status/349915330904195072

We believe she’s referring to the satirical 2004 film, “A Day Without a Mexican.”

https://twitter.com/MsTerryMcMillan/status/349916607507742720

https://twitter.com/MsTerryMcMillan/status/349916728156897280

https://twitter.com/MsTerryMcMillan/status/349920433421811713

Right. She stands for bigotry. Whoops.

Still, she had a handful of defenders:

But most people weren’t buying into her version of events:

https://twitter.com/Eric_Lewis_/status/349929525360074752

Ouch. And what makes this look even worse is that McMillan was among those who slammed alleged racist Paula Deen:

Intellectual consistency is clearly not her strong suit.

McMillan departed with one last request:

Doesn’t seem like her Wednesday is shaping up to be a terribly forgiving one.